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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1)



This was the name of the Canadian city where there was a small Mormon settlement

1)


_______

A)



Cardston.

B)



Rexburg.

C)



Calgary.

D)



Edmonton.

E)



Snowflake.


2)



West of the 98th meridian,

2)


_______

A)



rainfall increased dramatically.

B)



miners predominated on the Great Plains.

C)



major cities arose.

D)



low rainfall threatened the soil.

E)



arable soil became thin.


3)



The Timber Culture Act of 1873 was

3)


_______

A)



successful in restoring forests.

B)



not very successful, but restored some forests.

C)



successful in Ending tree diseases.

D)



favorable to homesteaders.

E)



helpful in reviving the Great Plains wildlife, such as antelope.


4)



Native-born American settlers of the Great Plains tended to

4)


_______

A)



settle as individual families isolated on a solitary homestead.

B)



seek assimilation with the immigrants as much as they could.

C)



look for secluded areas to form colonies.

D)



add to the violence and instability of the West.

E)



form tight-knit distinctive communities.


5)



Some Mormons engaged in the controversial practice of

5)


_______

A)



miscegenation.

B)



bigamy.

C)



polygamy.

D)



monogamy.

E)



communal property.


6)



These two people were actual westerners who staged and popularized the Wild West Show

6)


_______

A)



Frederic Remington and Charles Russell.

B)



Nat Love and Charles Marion Russell.

C)



Nat Love and Calamity Jane.

D)



Edward Zane Carroll Judson and Owen Wister.

E)



Joseph McCoy and William Cody.


7)



"Range Wars" were usually fought between

7)


_______

A)



cattle barons and Mexicans.

B)



farmers and cattle barons.

C)



lawmen and outlaws.

D)



sheepherders and timber barons.

E)



cowboys and Indians.


8)



The best paid prostitutes in the Old West congregated

8)


_______

A)



in the mining camps.

B)



at the rendezvous of the fur traders.

C)



in the brothel districts.

D)



on the trail drives.

E)



along the trailside.


9)



This territorial governor encouraged a group of white civilians to stage repeated raids through Cheyenne campgrounds

9)


_______

A)



George Armstrong Custer.

B)



John Evans.

C)



Isaac Stevens.

D)



Jim Bridger.

E)



W.J. Fetterman.


10)



Technological improvements allowed the average farmer to produce up to this many more times than before

10)


______

A)



Two.

B)



Five.

C)



Twenty-five.

D)



Fifty.

E)



Ten.


11)



The greatest threat to the small farmer and the main factor which reduced his numbers was

11)


______

A)



boredom and isolation.

B)



crop diseases.

C)



epidemics of small pox.

D)



foreclosure by the money interests.

E)



indian raids.


12)



The Great Plains were often referred to by early explorers as

12)


______

A)



"The land of milk and honey."

B)



"Hell on Earth."

C)



"The great wasteland."

D)



"The land of aching monotony."

E)



"The great desert."


13)



The Dawes Act was to most Indian tribes as this act was to the Five Civilized Tribes

13)


______

A)



Curtis Act.

B)



Morrill Act.

C)



Hatch Act.

D)



Edmunds Act.

E)



Acheson Act.


14)



To which state were the Nez Percé Tribe originally sent after surrendering?

14)


______

A)



Oklahoma.

B)



Kansas.

C)



Washington.

D)



Michigan.

E)



Oregon.


15)



Which one of the following gives the correct chronological order of these events?

(1) Forest Management Act.

(2) Morrill Act.

(3) Timber Culture Act.

(4) Dawes Severalty Act.
15)

______


A)



4, 2, 3, 1

B)


4, 1, 3, 2

C)


2, 3, 4, 1

D)


3, 2, 4, 1

E)


1, 2, 4, 3


16)



Both this National Park and National Forest were established in 1890

16)


______

A)



Mt. Rainier/Crater Lake.

B)



Yosemite/Kings Canyon (General Grant)

C)



Great Salt Lake/Wasatch.

D)



Mesa Verde/Coconino.

E)



Bryce/Grand Tetons.


17)



The Ghost Dance of Paiute prophet Wovoka was a/an

17)


______

A)



warning to whites of tribal retribution.

B)



belief in a millennial day of judgement favorable to Indian peoples.

C)



way to assimilate into white culture through blending Christian and Native religions.

D)



attempt to organize all Native Americans in warfare.

E)



apocalypse.


18)



Alice Cunningham Fletcher's Indian Education and Civilization was one of the first statements on

18)


______

A)



mistreatment of the Indians.

B)



the overall status of Indian peoples.

C)



indian family or kinship patterns.

D)



the Indian point of view on Custer's attack at Little Bighorn.

E)



native American anthropology.


19)



From Nebraska to California, this became the most prosperous crop in the late 1800s

19)


______

A)



Cotton.

B)


Oats.

C)


Wheat.

D)


Livestock.

E)


Corn.


20)



Which one of the following has the least association with the others?

20)


______

A)



Bozeman Trail.

B)



Treaty of Fort Laramie.

C)



Cochise.

D)



Construction of forts.

E)



Red Cloud.


21)



Which of the following did not contribute to the ultimate decline of the Native Americans?

21)


______

A)



The coming of gunpowder and the railroads.

B)



The Indian Wars.

C)



The Indians' refusal to accept Christianity.

D)



The reservation system.

E)



The slaughter of the buffalo.


22)



The conflict known as the Little Bighorn took place in

22)


______

A)



Montana.

B)



Wyoming.

C)



South Dakota.

D)



Nebraska.

E)



Idaho.


23)



European immigrants to the Great Plains tended to

23)


______

A)



seek full assimilation into the American culture.

B)



form tight-knit ethnically distinctive communities.

C)



settle as individual families isolated on a solitary homestead.

D)



add to the violence and instability of the West.

E)



look for secluded areas to form colonies.


24)



Which one of the following is least descriptive of cowboys in the cattle industry?

24)


______

A)



One-fifth to one-third were Indian, Mexican, or African American.

B)



They were seasonal or migrant workers.

C)



Most Anglo cowboys came from the North.

D)



The camaraderie of cowboys helped them form unions.

E)



The work was difficult, dangerous, and low-paying.


25)



Under human use, the ecology of the West

25)


______

A)



prospered and grew.

B)



became more diversified.

C)



evolved into a "Garden of Eden."

D)



produced abundant new species of plant and animal life.

E)



was destroyed or significantly reduced.


26)



The Yana are to California as the Flatheads are to

26)


______

A)



North Dakota.

B)



Montana.

C)



South Dakota.

D)



Washington.

E)



Arizona.


27)



Which one of the following groups was not part of the pressure to reduce and reorganize the Indian Territory of the Five Civilized Tribes?

27)


______

A)



Railroads.

B)



Other Indian groups.

C)



Miners.

D)



African Americans.

E)



Boomers.


28)



Which one of the following is not a state permeated by Mormon settlement from their core area of Utah territory?

28)


______

A)



Idaho.

B)



Nevada.

C)



Colorado.

D)



Arizona.

E)



Oklahoma.


29)



This act dissolved Indian Territory and sovereign status which the Five Tribes did not regain until 1977

29)


______

A)



Bartlett Act.

B)



Morrill Act.

C)



Dawes Act.

D)



Caminetti Act.

E)



Curtis Act.


30)



The Homestead Act granted 160 acres of public domain to any settler who

30)


______

A)



was willing to share his produce with the government.

B)



wanted it.

C)



served in the military for two years first.

D)



would live on the land and improve it for five years.

E)



was willing to pay $5 an acre.


31)



Which one of the following did NOT happen in 1890?

31)


______

A)



Sioux Ghost Dance movement begins.

B)



Lakota Sioux massacred at Wounded Knee.

C)



Census Bureau proclaims end of frontier.

D)



Dawes Severalty Act is passed.

E)



All of these happened in 1890


32)



Which one of the following is not true of the Homestead Act of 1862?

32)


______

A)



Most farmers gained their lands this way.

B)



It was most successful in the central and upper Midwest.

C)



Big-time land speculators gained the most.

D)



A person could gain land by settling and improving it over five years.

E)



It was the first incentive to prospective white farmers.


33)



The Census Bureau announced that the end of the frontier line happened in this year

33)


______

A)



1890.

B)


1870

C)


1860.

D)


1880.

E)


1900.


34)



Between 1870 and 1880, this industry represented a bonanza in the West

34)


______

A)



Cattle.

B)



Sod busting.

C)



Cattle rustling.

D)



Commercial farming.

E)



Buffalo hunting.


35)



In which year was Texas annexed as a state?

35)


______

A)



1856.

B)


1845.

C)


1850.

D)


1848.

E)


1853.


36)



In what year was the National Reclamation Act enacted?

36)


______

A)



1905.

B)


1897.

C)


1907.

D)


1913.

E)


1902.


37)



The demise of the cattle barons was brought about largely because of

37)


______

A)



unionization by cowboys.

B)



cattle ingesting loco weed.

C)



scurvy.

D)



cattle diseases.

E)



overgrazing.


38)



The Dawes Act was basically successful in

38)


______

A)



reinstating and protecting reservations.

B)



establishing Indians as homesteaders.

C)



undermining tribal sovereignty.

D)



creating a balance between Anglos and Native Americans.

E)



reaffirming the integrity of Indian cultural institutions.


39)



The Caminetti Act gave the state the power to regulate

39)


______

A)



industrial waste.

B)



indian reservations.

C)



labor.

D)



railroads.

E)



mines.


40)



In 1897 the Forest Management Act gave authority to this group to manage forest reserves

40)


______

A)



Federal government.

B)



Railroads.

C)



Private companies.

D)



Indian tribes.

E)



The states.


41)



Which one of the following was not a reason for the demise of the huge cattle barons by the late 1880s?

41)


______

A)



Overstocked herds that depleted the limited grass supply.

B)



Constant danger of Indian attack.

C)



Pressure to fence and regulate formerly open land.

D)



Declining prices.

E)



Severe summer and winter weather in 1885—87.


42)



A mining settlement that became a major city was

42)


______

A)



Butte, Montana.

B)



Virginia City, Montana.

C)



Bodie, California.

D)



Leadville, Colorado.

E)



Gold Hill, Nevada.


43)



The real winners from the gold and silver booms in the West were

43)


______

A)



railroads.

B)



mining companies.

C)



adventurers.

D)



farmers.

E)



small miners.


44)



The "Cortina War" is a good example of conflict over western expansion between

44)


______

A)



open range ranchers and crop farmers who wanted fencing.

B)



California ranchers fighting each other over water rights.

C)



striking miners and their employers.

D)



Mexican communities and Anglo farmer encroachment.

E)



native communities and Anglo farmers.


45)



The Mormons learned how to survive in their area by relying on farming techniques learned from

45)


______

A)



the newly created Co-op system.

B)



Spanish priests.

C)



African Americans whose ancestors practiced it as an age-old art.

D)



the newly-created Department of Agriculture.

E)



local Indian tribes.


46)



Which one of the following has the least in common with the other three?

46)


______

A)



Surreal earthscapes.

B)



Rocky Mountain School.

C)



Edward Zane Judson.

D)



Photography.

E)



Albert Bierstadt.


47)



The destruction of the buffalo and their way of life convinced many of these vision-seeking Great Plains people to conclude they could only fight or die

47)


______

A)



Navajo.

B)



Nez Percé.

C)



Apache.

D)



Comanche.

E)



Lakota (western Sioux).


48)



The Medicine Lodge Treaty of 1867

48)


______

A)



allowed eastern tribes to move back if they chose to be individual citizens.

B)



divided Indian Territory into individual allotments.

C)



was the first treaty to be broken by the United States.

D)



crowded many Indian tribes onto reservations in Indian Territory.

E)



made corruption involving Indians a criminal offense.


49)



From 1885 to 1887, which of these problems plagued the western cattle boom?

49)


______

A)



Wind storms.

B)



Range wars.

C)



Grasshopper attacks.

D)



Drought and severe winters.

E)



Low prices.


50)



Pima cooperation with white settlers brought them

50)


______

A)



land and political favor.

B)



little but impoverishment.

C)



more favorable status and treaty lands.

D)



to extinction anyway.

E)



exclusion from the Dawes Act.


1)



A

2)



D

3)



B

4)



A

5)



C

6)



E

7)



B

8)



C

9)



B

10)



E

11)



D

12)



E

13)



A

14)



B

15)



C

16)



B

17)



B

18)



B

19)



C

20)



C

21)



C

22)



A

23)



B

24)



C

25)



E

26)



B

27)



C

28)



E

29)



E

30)



D

31)



D

32)



A

33)



A

34)



A

35)



B

36)



E

37)



E

38)



C

39)



E

40)



A

41)



B

42)



A

43)



B

44)



D

45)



E

46)



C

47)



E

48)



D

49)



D

50)



B

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